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CHV Police Foundation donates personalized first responder kits for every officer

On September 6, Mark Griffin, Jan Harrison Griffin, and Jeremy Abelson, who comprise the board of directors of the Cherry Hills Village Police Foundation (CHVPF) appeared at the regular CHV City Council meeting. Griffin explained that CHVPF “has been working with CHV Police Chief Lyons on “how best the foundation can serve our police department, …

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Arapahoe County Sheriff Tyler Brown & Coroner Dr. Kelly Lear invite you to an open house and free pancake breakfast

Come take a peek inside the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office and Coroner’s Facility, climb into a SWAT vehicle and try on SWAT gear, see K-9s in action, watch a vehicle extrication, pet our mounted unit horses and school therapy dogs and even try out ‘maggot art.’ Plus, take a tour of our 911 dispatch center …

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CHV City Council will have three open seats in November

Cherry Hills Village has six seats on its city council. Although each one represents a geographic graphical area consisting of one-sixth of the city’s 6.3 square miles and one-sixth of its total population of 6,442, all council members are elected at-large, just as is the mayor.  Council members may serve up to two four-year terms. …

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CHV will ask voters to approve a language change to modernize its sales tax code 

The current language of the Cherry Hills Village municipal code only imposes a duty to collect the city’s 3½% municipal sales tax on businesses that have a physical location within the city. The city has determined it needs to update its policies. It is not proposing a tax increase. In a town hall meeting with …

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Young GV resident presses her city council in a “Call to Action” for composting

At the start of every Greenwood Village city council meeting, citizens are permitted to address the council for three minutes on any subject that is not on the meeting agenda.  On July 11, Julia Lace, 11, a rising sixth grader who lives in The Preserve neighborhood, appeared with her brother, Cormack Lace, 9. The first …

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Mayor Stephanie Piko hosts 16th Annual State of the City of Centennial

On May 12, the 16th Annual State of the City of Centennial was held at Wings over the Rockies Exploration of flight at Centennial Airport. The event, which drew 350 people, was hosted by the Rotary Club of Centennial. The theme of the event was Launching Forward, chosen because it “acknowledges that the challenges and …

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CHV asks residents to tell them if they are satisfied with city services

An online survey that the City of Cherry Hills Village is asking its residents to complete online is designed to find out how they feel about the operations of various city departments and any other information residents would like to communicate. The link to the online survey is included in CHV’s monthly newsletter, The Village …

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Centennial poised to approve 900 new apartments at the Streets of Southglenn

On December 6, the Centennial City Council will hold a public hearing at the Centennial Civic Center at 13133 E. Arapahoe Road to receive comments about a proposed redevelopment of the Streets of Southglenn (SOS) to add 911 residential units at the north and south ends of the development. If all residents who wish to …

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Centennial is collecting socks to help those experiencing homelessness

Join the City of Centennial in providing socks to those experiencing homelessness this winter. Through December 17, the City is accepting new socks of all sizes to benefit the Sock It To ‘Em Campaign, a Denver nonprofit serving local homeless shelters. Socks are the #1 clothing need of those experiencing homelessness.  Having clean dry socks …

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